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The Gordon

Whether you are just starting out at The Gordon or have completed your Diploma / Advanced Diploma, Deakin will provide you with the tools and advice to help you transfer to Deakin when you are ready.

The Gordon provides pathway students with the opportunity to enter university with credit for prior learning of up to one and a half years towards a Bachelor's degree. 

The Deakin–Gordon Pathways Program provides Guaranteed Entry pathways from TAFE to university in a growing range of disciplines, subject to meeting reasonable entry standards.  This enables students to progress seamlessly from The Gordon diplomas to Deakin degrees.

Key benefits of the Deakin–Gordon Pathways Program for students:

  • Gives certainty:  Know that, subject to meeting reasonable stated entry requirements during your TAFE study, you will receive guaranteed entry into a specified well-regarded university course. Make your tertiary education choices when you leave school with minimized risk.
  • Students can work while studying.  Deakin offers flexible study options and, after completing a TAFE diploma, students can seek higher paid employment while undertaking part-time or full-time university study.
  • Pathways contribute to employability. Students will have a highly marketable mix of practical VET/vocational skills and theoretical higher education knowledge after graduating from The Gordon and Deakin.
  • Pathways provide staged and supported learning. Students will experience a supported transition from school to tertiary education via TAFE studies, as well as acquire the skills required for tertiary study while undertaking a diploma at The Gordon

Guaranteed Pathways: Deakin-Gordon Pathways Program

Articulated Pathway with Guaranteed Entry* - Confirmed

DEAKIN Course

The GORDON Course

Bachelor of Commerce

Advanced Diploma of Accounting Diploma of Accounting

Diploma of Accounting

Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Diploma of Children's Services (Early Childhood Education And Care)

Diploma of Early Childhood Education And Care

Bachelor of Information Systems

Diploma of Accounting

Bachelor of Nursing

Diploma of Nursing (enrolled/division 2 nursing)

Bachelor of Social Work

Diploma of Community Services Work

Articulated Pathway with Guaranteed Entry* - Pending (will be confirmed for 2015 enrolment)

DEAKIN Course

The GORDON Course

Bachelor of  Science

Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)

Bachelor of Biological Science

Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Biotechnology)

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Diploma of Laboratory Technology

(Biological and Environmental Testing)

Diploma of Laboratory Technology

(Pathology Testing)

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)

Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability)

Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Bachelor of Information Systems

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Bachelor of Information Technology

Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)

Advanced Diploma of Engineering

* These guaranteed pathways will be granted subject to approved academic standards.

Deakin also offers a wide range of credit for prior learning to The Gordon graduates and many students complete the first part of the program at The Gordon, then transfer to Deakin University to complete their degree.

For further information, please contact pathways@deakin.edu.au or call 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733)

To find out what credit you may be eligible for, search our Credit for Prior Learning Database below and learn what credit you can receive from your qualifications at The Gordon.

If you can't find your previous institution or course in the database, you may still be eligible for credit. Deakin welcomes applications for credit from all TAFE courses. You can also apply for CPL if you have significant work experience in your chosen area of study.

 

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